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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. 9.28.11 2 nd Six Weeks Mrs. Jackson. Lesson Objectives. TLW be able to recognize pronouns in sentences. TLW be able to define antecedent . TLW be able to identify a pronoun and its antecedent in a sentence.

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pronoun antecedent agreement

Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

9.28.11

2nd Six Weeks

Mrs. Jackson

lesson objectives
Lesson Objectives

TLW be able to recognize pronouns in sentences.

TLW be able to define antecedent.

TLW be able to identify a pronoun and its antecedent in a sentence.

TLW be able to ensure proper pronoun-antecedent agreement in a sentence (Pronouns should agree in number and in gender with their antecedents.)

TLW be able to create his/her own sentence using pronouns and antecedents that are given, ensuring that the pronouns and antecedents agree.

pronouns
Pronouns
  • A pronoun takes the place of a noun.
    • Ralph left his notebook in the band room.
      • “His” takes the place of Ralph.
pronouns cont
Pronouns cont.
  • The students wrote down their assignments.
    • “Their” takes the place of students.
antecedents
Antecedents
  • An antecedent is the noun that the pronoun replaces.
    • Ralph left his notebook in the band room.
      • “Ralph” is the antecedent.
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The students wrote down their assignments.
    • “Students” is the antecedent.
let s find the pronouns antecedents
Let’s Find The Pronouns & Antecedents !
  • 1. The workers will donate two hours

of their time.

  • 2. Karen rode her bike to school

today.

  • 3. The building lost its roof during the

tornado.

let s find the pronouns antecedents1
Let’s Find The Pronouns & Antecedents !
  • 1. The workers will donate two hours of their time.
let s find the pronouns antecedents2
Let’s Find The Pronouns & Antecedents !
  • 1. The workers will donate two hours of their time.

Antecedent

Pronoun

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Antecedent

  • Karen rode her bike to school today.

Pronoun

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Pronoun

  • The building lost its roof during the tornado.

Antecedent

a rule to remember
A Rule To Remember:
  • A pronoun must agree in number and gender with its antecedent.
    • Number - whether the pronoun is singular or plural
    • Gender - whether the pronoun is masculine, feminine, or neuter (neutral)
practice
Practice
  • Revise these sentences so that the pronouns and antecedents agree in number and gender.
  • 1. Tasha just sang in its first

concert.

  • 2. The lions gobbled down its

meal.

  • 3. Mr. Ellis straightened her tie.
let s check ourselves
Let’s Check Ourselves…
  • Revise these sentences so that the pronouns and antecedents agree in number and gender.
  • 1. Tasha just sang in her first

concert.

  • 2. The lions gobbled down their

meal.

  • 3. Mr. Ellis straightened his tie.
take out a sheet of paper
Take out a sheet of paper…
  • 1. All camera club members should choose five

of ____ best pictures for the exhibit.

  • 2. Nathan took five suitcases with ____ to

Florida.

  • 3. All players were responsible for ____ own

uniforms.

  • 4. After the Rogers bought the house, ____

painted it.

  • 5. Dad carried the groceries and put ____ in the

car.

  • 6. A robin built ____ nest near the back porch.
more practice
More Practice

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